Don Foster MP*
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iPlayer decision welcome

Commenting on the news that the BBC Trust has approved the corporationís iPlayer on-demand service, but with significant changes, Don said:

"While hardly a shot across the bows of BBC management, the trustís willingness to limit the BBCís impact on commercial services is welcome.

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"By accepting all of Ofcomís recommendations, the BBC Trust has shown it is keen to demonstrate its independence from Mark Thompsonís executive team.

"While an external, independent regulator would have been preferable, there are likely to be sterner tests for the BBC Trust ahead."


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This article published: 31/01/2024

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